The Betty Ford Story


2h 1987

Brief Synopsis

A television movie based on former First Lady Betty Ford's autobiography. The film depicts her alcohol and drug addiction, her family's struggle to confront these addictions, and her ultimate triumph over substance abuse.

Film Details

Also Known As
Betty Ford Story
Release Date
1987
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Pacific Title & Art Studio
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A television movie based on former First Lady Betty Ford's autobiography. The film depicts her alcohol and drug addiction, her family's struggle to confront these addictions, and her ultimate triumph over substance abuse.

Film Details

Also Known As
Betty Ford Story
Release Date
1987
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Pacific Title & Art Studio
Location
Southern California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Articles

Gena Rowlands and Dick Dinman Salute First Lady Betty Ford


TV MOVIE'S BRAVE TRUE-LIFE LADIES: THE BETTY FORD STORY: DICK DINMAN'S DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR'S (fourth-time) returning guest, the supremely talented Gena Rowlands, won both a Golden Globe and Emmy Award as Best Actress for her stingingly uncompromising performance as First Lady Betty Ford, whose courageous revelations about her mastectomy and addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs boldly broke new ground in bringing these heretofore taboo subjects out into the open for the very first time.

The award-winning DICK DINMAN'S DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR is the only weekly half hour show (broadcast every Friday 1:00-1:30 P.M. EST on WMPGFM) devoted to Golden Age Movie Classics as they become available on DVD. Your producer/host Dick Dinman includes a generous selection of classic scenes, classic film music and one-on-one interviews with stars, producers, and directors.To hear these as well as other DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR shows please go to the online archive.
Gena Rowlands And Dick Dinman Salute First Lady Betty Ford

Gena Rowlands and Dick Dinman Salute First Lady Betty Ford

TV MOVIE'S BRAVE TRUE-LIFE LADIES: THE BETTY FORD STORY: DICK DINMAN'S DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR'S (fourth-time) returning guest, the supremely talented Gena Rowlands, won both a Golden Globe and Emmy Award as Best Actress for her stingingly uncompromising performance as First Lady Betty Ford, whose courageous revelations about her mastectomy and addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs boldly broke new ground in bringing these heretofore taboo subjects out into the open for the very first time. The award-winning DICK DINMAN'S DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR is the only weekly half hour show (broadcast every Friday 1:00-1:30 P.M. EST on WMPGFM) devoted to Golden Age Movie Classics as they become available on DVD. Your producer/host Dick Dinman includes a generous selection of classic scenes, classic film music and one-on-one interviews with stars, producers, and directors.To hear these as well as other DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR shows please go to the online archive.

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Aired in United States March 2, 1987